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Big quake hits northern Japan, leaving 9 dead, 30 missing

Big quake hits northern Japan, leaving 9 dead, 30 missing

SAPPORO: A powerful earthquake Thursday on Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido triggered dozens of landslides that crushed houses under torrents of dirt, rocks and timber, prompting frantic efforts to unearth any

5 magnitude quake jolts Peshawar

An earthquake, measuring 5.5 on Richter scale, jolted different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early Sunday’s wee hours. According to the Meteorological Office, the tremors were felt in Peshawar, Mardan, Malakand, Shangla and

The worst is not yet over for Awaran residents

Hundreds and thousands of poorest of the poor, devastated by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on September 24, are suffering from various post-quake life-threatening epidemic diseases in this impoverished district of Balochistan. However

Balochistan quake toll jumps to 825

The death toll from two powerful earthquakes that devastated an impoverished region of Balochistan has climbed to 825, the National Disaster Management Authority said on Tuesday. More than 30 villages of 20,000

Japan offers help for quake victims

Japan has expressed deep grief over the earthquake in Awaran district, Balochistan which caused numerous casualties. A Foreign Ministry spokesman, in a statement extended heartfelt condolences to those affected by the earthquake.